New Mexico Map

Request Free Visitor Guides

Iron Creek Campground

Contact Info
Gila National Forest
3005 E. Camino del Bosque
Silver City, NM

Phone :
Number of Sites:
15 tent sites
7200 feet


Iron Creek Campground is in the middle of a recreational corridor spanning from the Mimbres Valley to Hillsboro, along NM Hwy 152. The campground is a popular destination due to its high altitude and beautiful surroundings. The area is dense with mixed conifer and a few aspen trees. There is also a small creek running through the campground that attracts wildlife of all description. The area is easily accessed by most vehicles, during most weather conditions.



Open year round
East of Silver City off of State 152.
7200 feet
Basic Info
Total Sites:
15 tent sites
Additional Details

Wood may be scarce close by. Winter weather might make this campground unaccessible.

Mimbres has a store and gas station and several restaurants. The nearest town for all other amenities is Silver City.

Campground is on a gently sloping hill and gradually gets steeper. Plenty of room between users.

Not recommended for RVs over 17 feet.

Good biking can be found in the vicinity, although no trails begin at this particular campground.

The Railroad Canyon Trailhead (trail no. 128) is located approximately 1/2 mile west of Iron Creek campground. Trails from this location lead up into the Aldo Leopold Wilderness.

Emory Pass Scenic Vista is located approximately 8 miles east of the campground and affords the visitor dramatic views of the middle Rio Grande Valley.

State Highway 152 starting at San Lorenzo and ending in Hillsboro is a mountain road with beautiful scenic sites at every curve.

Offers good woodland birding including Whip-poor-will, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Grace''s Warbler, Painted Redstart, Northern Pygmy-Owl and Spotted Owl. The Habitat is mixed deciduous and coniferous forest.

Map + Directions

Copyright © 1997 - 2024 The Go Travel Sites. All Rights Reserved and.

Email Page Link

Complete the form below to email this page to a friend or family member's email. You can send yourself an email as well. Your email and your recipient's email will NOT be shared with anyone. See our full Privacy Policy for details.
Copy Yourself on the Email Yes No


Select a Free Visitor Guides below


Complete the form to receive your guides by mail

Below are the Free Visitor Guides for Silver City. More Visitor Guides are available in New Mexico. Click here to view them all!

Truth or Consequences Area Truth or Consequences Area Truth or Consequences Area
Southwest New MexicoOur new address is 523 N. Broadway in Truth or Consequences. Our hours are: Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-3pm Sunday: 11am-2pm Sierra County Recreation & Tourism partners with the Geronimo Trail Scenic Byway Visitor Center to provide visitor information. The volunteers at the Visitor Center have an extensive knowledge of local history, attractions, activities and events.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Request a few more Visitor Guides, or complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.
Deming Tourism Deming Tourism Deming Tourism
SouthernFor fun, adventure and discovery, there’s no place like Deming, New Mexico! Located in the heart of the historic Old West, there are plenty of things to see and do around Deming! From outdoor activities and tourist attractions to the world-class Deming Luna Mimbres Museum and the charms of Old Mexico in nearby Palomas, you’ll find something for everyone.
Request this Free Visitor GuideRequested! You're all set! Request a few more Visitor Guides, or complete the form below to receive your guides by mail.